Football

Bayern go seven points clear at the top

Bayern Munich went seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win at Cologne on Saturday in a perfect warm-up for their Champions League trip to Arsenal on Wednesday morning (Singapore time).

Spain internationals Javi Martinez and Juan Bernat gave Bayern a comfortable two-goal lead before substitute Franck Ribery netted a third on 90 minutes.

The result allowed Bayern to extend their lead over second-placed RB Leipzig, who drew 2-2 at Augsburg.

Bayern head to London for their Champions League last-16 return tie holding a 5-1 first-leg lead. - AFP

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